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Why Knee High?

The 2019 Rules of Golf contain the most far-reaching set of changes since 1984. To make sure we get the most out of our abbreviated Midwest golf season, let’s make the effort to...

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Don Hill


Don Hill: A Friend at the 1st Tee

A great golf experience consists of more than a great course. In addition to the nature of the property and the design and maintenance of the course itself, the staff of a golf...

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Golf and Music: My Two Passions

December in Wisconsin is usually cold. Like any of the thousands of golf fans in The Badger State, I count the days until May when I am certain to be back on the course. August...

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The Erin Hills Fescue Rescue

Wisconsin is known for many things: Love of the outdoors, enthusiasm for sports, delightful summers, the genuine kindness of the citizens, and, yes, beer and cheese. Often, these...

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How Good Is Your Short Game?

In 2018 we are focusing on late-afternoon and evening activities for overnight guests. While our extensive Short Game Area is not new, the late-afternoon plans for it are. This...

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Golf While Deployed in Afghanistan

Some of you may have seen a post or two on Erin Hills’ social media describing how I missed the U.S. Open because my WI Army National Guard Medevac unit was activated and...

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Say Hello to the Kettle Loop

As one of the rare public-access golf courses that has overnight lodging with only 18 holes, Erin Hills has embraced this structure as it allows for a more intimate experience for...

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2017 U.S. Open: Select Course Statistics

Now that the dust has settled from Wisconsin’s first U.S. Open, let’s look back at how the game’s best players fared against our glacier-shaped holes. The following are some...

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The 2017 U.S. Open by the Numbers

Wisconsin’s first U.S. Open Championship made for a fun fascinating week of golf. The numbers below provide a glimpse into many areas of the championship: 9,485 THE NUMBER OF...

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